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Atlanta’s Stone Mountain: A Multicultural History (GA)

There is of special significance for my family with the history of Stone Mountain out of Atlanta. Most of which is unknown to the present generations. My Great-Great-Grandfather was living just south of Stone Mountain in Henry and Dekalb Counties in the 1840’s and early ’50’s. When his first wife died he packed up the family and moved to Texas where he met and married my Gr-Gr-Grandmother in 1853.

So…If you have an interest in the area and would like to check out the history here’s a good resource…

Atlanta’s Stone Mountain: A Multicultural History (GA)

Atlanta's Stone Mountain: A Multicultural History (GA)

The breathtaking geological wonder known as Stone Mountain has enchanted people since the age of the Paleo-Indians. Today, Stone Mountain Park annually attracts four million visitors from around the world. Hiking trails showcase rugged granite outcrops with hardy mountain plants, such as endearing yellow daisies. Majestic red-tailed hawks soar overhead. A storied past comes to life through an engaging park quarry exhibit, a historic railroad experience and an epic Confederate Memorial carving en

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By Gary Boyd

A boy from the coastal plains of Texas who fell in love with the mountains and valleys of the Appalachian Mountains.

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